TRANSPORTATION OF NON-RESTRICTED FIREARMS

  •  (1) An individual may transport a non-restricted firearm only if

    • (a) except in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm that is being transported between hunting sites, it is unloaded; and

    • (b) in the case of a muzzle-loading firearm that is being transported between hunting sites, its firing cap or flint is removed.

  • (2) Subject to subsection (3), an individual may transport a non-restricted firearm in an unattended vehicle only if

    • (a) when the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the non-restricted firearm is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked; and

    • (b) when the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the non-restricted firearm is not visible from outside the vehicle and the vehicle, or the part that contains the non-restricted firearm, is securely locked.

  • (3) If, in a remote wilderness area that is not subject to any visible or otherwise reasonably ascertainable use incompatible with hunting, an individual is transporting a non-restricted firearm in an unattended vehicle that is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, and the vehicle or the part of it that contains the non-restricted firearm cannot be securely locked, the individual shall ensure that the non-restricted firearm

    • (a) is not visible; and

    • (b) is rendered inoperable by a secure locking device, unless the individual reasonably requires the non-restricted firearm for the control of predators.

TRANSPORTATION OF RESTRICTED FIREARMS

 An individual may transport a restricted firearm only if

  • (a) it is unloaded;

  • (b) it is rendered inoperable by means of a secure locking device;

  • (c) it is in a locked container that is made of an opaque material and is of such strength, construction and nature that it cannot readily be broken open or into or accidentally opened during transportation; and

  • (d) if it is in a container described in paragraph (c) that is in an unattended vehicle,

    • (i) when the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the container is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked, and

    • (ii) when the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the vehicle, or the part of the vehicle that contains the container, is securely locked and the container is not visible from outside the vehicle.

TRANSPORTATION OF PROHIBITED FIREARMS

 An individual may transport a prohibited firearm only if

  • (a) it is unloaded;

  • (b) it is rendered inoperable by means of a secure locking device;

  • (c) if it is an automatic firearm that has a bolt or bolt-carrier that is removable with reasonable facility, the bolt or bolt-carrier is removed;

  • (d) it is in a locked container that is made of an opaque material and is of such strength, construction and nature that it cannot readily be broken open or into or accidentally opened during transportation; and

  • (e) when it is in a container described in paragraph (d) that is in an unattended vehicle,

    • (i) if the vehicle is equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the container is in that trunk or compartment and the trunk or compartment is securely locked, and

    • (ii) if the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk or similar compartment that can be securely locked, the vehicle, or the part of the vehicle that contains the container, is securely locked and the container is not visible from outside the vehicle.